Research Analyst

Website CAMH

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the Manager of the Centre for Complex Interventions (CCI) and working closely with the Project Scientist, CAMH is seeking a full-time contract (12 months) Research Analyst to provide support to ongoing community-based research. In this position, you will work on mixed-methods studies examining safety and violence in the homeless service system, and approaches to managing high risk in supportive housing.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the recruitment, screening, and enrollment of study participants, including obtaining and maintaining informed consent (this includes in-person data collection in homeless shelters and housing programs);
  • Maintaining research documentation according to the appropriate guidelines, organizing study files and performing other research administrative tasks, as required
  • Supporting the analysis of qualitative data (coding using NVivo);
  • Reviewing scientific literature and conducting comprehensive literature reviews;
  • Supporting the completion of progress reports, presentations, manuscript preparation, and other knowledge translation products; and
  • Supporting the data collection process (administering questionnaires, facilitating interviews, data entry) while supporting and ensuring compliance with standard operating procedures;
  • Supporting the preparation of grant submissions and Research Ethics Board materials, including protocol development and amendments, annual renewals, and ongoing compliance;

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in the conduct of research projects involving human participants is required.
  • Experience with qualitative research, including qualitative coding and analysis using NVivo, is a strong asset.
  • Familiarity with the supportive housing and homeless service sectors in Toronto is an asset.
  • Experience in working with individuals experiencing homelessness is a strong asset.
  • The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, possess analytical thinking skills, and be able to exercise initiative and good judgment.
  • Superior interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills are required along with problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to multi-task and produce high-quality, accurate work while meeting study deadlines.
  • Experience with data collection, data entry, as well as organizing and maintaining research files is required.
  • Advanced computer skills with knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) is required.
  • Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.
  • Candidate requires the ability to work effectively in a variety of settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience with statistical software packages (SPSS) and REDCap is considered an asset.

Job Details:

Company: CAMH

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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